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Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016

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PART 1NO NEW ASSURED TENANCIES

No new assured tenancies

1(1)Section 12 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988 is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1), after the word “subsection” there is inserted “(1A) or”.

(3)After subsection (1) there is inserted—

(1A)A tenancy cannot be an assured tenancy if it is granted on or after the day that section 1 of the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016 comes into force..

(4)In schedule 4, after paragraph 13(3) there is inserted—

(4)A tenancy which is a private residential tenancy as defined in the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016..

No new short assured tenancies

2(1)The Housing (Scotland) Act 1988 is amended as follows.

(2)In section 32––

(a)in subsection (3)––

(i)paragraph (b) and the word “or” immediately preceding it are repealed,

(ii)the words “or, as the case may be, the new contractual tenancy” are repealed,

(b)in subsection (4)––

(i)the words “or, as the case may be, before the beginning of the new tenancy” are repealed,

(ii)the words “or new” are repealed.

(3)In section 33(1)––

(a)the word “and” is inserted at the end of paragraph (b),

(b)paragraph (c), including the word “and” at the end of it, is repealed.

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